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U.S. said to ponder what size diesel penalty VW can withstand

16 min 37 sec ago
The U.S. Justice Department is assessing how big a criminal fine it can extract from Volkswagen over emissions-cheating without putting the German carmaker out of business, according to two people familiar with the negotiations.

Tesla, Hoerbiger settle in court over falcon wing doors

27 September, 2016 - 01:18
Tesla and the U.S. subsidiary of Swiss auto supplier Hoerbiger agreed to settle a lawsuit filed by the EV maker over problems with a proposed hydraulics system for the luxury Model X's "falcon wing" doors, court records show.

Jeep uses Cat Stevens song in unifying debate ad

27 September, 2016 - 01:04
Just about the time Republicans and Democrats will likely be yelling over who won Monday's presidential debate, Jeep will run an ad that, perhaps impossibly, seeks to unite the country.

Volkswagen, Bosch oppose request for diesel documents

26 September, 2016 - 23:07
Volkswagen AG and auto supplier Robert Bosch have asked a U.S. federal judge to reject requests from European investors and vehicle owners to access more than 20 million pages of records turned over in VW's emissions cheating scandal.

Takata interiors unit being sold to Piston Group, sources say

26 September, 2016 - 22:25
Piston Group, the auto supplier owned by former NBA star Vinnie Johnson, is expected to acquire Takata's interiors subsidiary, Irvin Automotive, sources familiar with the deal said.

Audi seizes on Clinton-Trump debate with new ad

26 September, 2016 - 18:53
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump won't be the only man and woman dueling on TV on Monday night.

Magna to acquire German automotive closures manufacturer

26 September, 2016 - 18:38
Magna International's closures unit agreed to acquire the BÖCO Group of Companies, the Canadian supplier said today. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The transaction is expected to close in the third quarter, Magna said.

Canada 'working closely' with auto industry to bring investment, minister says

26 September, 2016 - 18:05
Canada is working closely with automakers to increase investment in the industry, the nation's top economic development minister said today, welcoming the agreement reached between Canada's Unifor union and General Motors.

Renault-Nissan will allow Microsoft to plug cars into the cloud

26 September, 2016 - 17:39
Microsoft agreed to provide cloud-computing services for cars made by Nissan and Renault as the manufacturers push ahead with developing connected vehicles.

Audi's r&d boss leaves amid emissions scandal inquiry

26 September, 2016 - 14:21
Audi's head of technical development, Stefan Knirsch, is leaving the carmaker, as investigations continue into parent Volkswagen Group's diesel emissions scandal.

Audi r&d head Knirsch will leave company

26 September, 2016 - 14:21
Audi's head of technical development will quit his post effective immediately and leave the carmaker, the Volkswagen Group brand said today.

Hyundai union stages first full strike in 12 years

26 September, 2016 - 14:11
Hyundai Motor's South Korean labor union staged its first full nationwide strike in 12 years today over stalled wage talks, putting the automaker's earnings and sales targets at risk.

Hundreds of recalled Takata airbag parts ruptured in testing

26 September, 2016 - 13:53
Hundreds of Takata airbag inflators pulled from cars in the auto industry's biggest recall later ruptured in testing, showing the potential risks to drivers.

Takata's search for a savior could drag into next year

26 September, 2016 - 13:46
The plan to sell beleaguered Takata to a rescuer, slated by year-end, is likely to extend into next year as some bidders want to drag the airbag maker through bankruptcy to wipe out most of its debt, people with knowledge of the matter said.

Volvo revival reaches 'end of the beginning'

26 September, 2016 - 07:01
Volvo Car USA has turned a corner with two of its four 90 series vehicles on sale and two others due early next year, says its CEO.

A dealer's nightmare: $2 million embezzled

26 September, 2016 - 07:01
Ford dealer O.C. Welch was stunned a year ago to find out his assistant comptroller was embezzling from him. On Sept. 15, she was sentenced to eight years in prison for stealing nearly $2 million from Welch's South Carolina dealership.

Can Chevy capitalize on Bolt's head start?

26 September, 2016 - 07:01
General Motors is on the verge of beating Wall Street's automotive darling, Tesla, to market with the first 200-mile electric vehicle for less than $40,000.

Big auto shows forced to share the spotlight

26 September, 2016 - 07:01
Nissan's effort to grab headlines with a solo launch event in Miami shows how automakers increasingly are weighing alternatives to the major international auto shows.

For Cadillac dealers, no push, but a way out

26 September, 2016 - 07:01
Cadillac says it isn't trying to push small dealers out. It's just giving them a simpler alternative to what brand boss Johan de Nysschen warns will be a 'long, arduous and challenging journey.'

Texas fairground set for pickup battles

26 September, 2016 - 07:01
Texans' love affair with the pickup truck is being put to the test as the economy softens, dragged down by Houston's contracting energy sector and a strong dollar weighing on the state's sizable export sector.

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